Awarded annually by the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of Economics, to a graduate student entering or proceeding from one year to another pursuing a degree in Economics. Recipients must be Canadian Citizens or permanent residents of Canada (landed immigrant or a protected person) and must also meet OSAP’s Ontario residency requirement. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. Endowed 2006 by Stephen and Ina Ferris in memory of John C. McManus, a long-time friend and fellow professor at Carleton University.